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The Great War: Army


The Great War was the first modern war, with the use of machinery, tanks and trench warfare; troops dug in along the battle lines as ground was lost and gained. Some of the wars greatest losses came from these land battles, which would include The Battle of Mons, The Somme and Passchendaele. Inspired by Lord Kitchener's recruitment campaigns, and the 1916 conscription act, the British army went from a peace time volunteer force of 400,000 to approximately 4 million men serving during the Great War.

Ronald D'Arcy Fife

Ronald D'Arcy Fife

1868-1946
Lieutenant-Colonel
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir George Henry Fowke

Sir George Henry Fowke

1864-1936
Army officer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Gerald Ashburner France

Gerald Ashburner France

1870-1935
Politician, businessman and importer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Gee

Robert Gee

1876-1960
Captain; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 4 portraits
Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

1878-1962
Poet
Sitter in 17 portraits
Lord (Albert) Edward Wilfred Gleichen

Lord (Albert) Edward Wilfred Gleichen

1863-1937
Major-General
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir Alexander John Godley

Sir Alexander John Godley

1867-1957
General
Sitter in 16 portraits
John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort

John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort

1886-1946
Army officer; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Hubert Gough

Sir Hubert Gough

1870-1963
General
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Edgar Louis Granville, Baron Granville of Eye

1898-1998
Soldier and Liberal politician; MP for Eye
Sitter in 2 portraits
Hon. Julian Henry Francis Grenfell

Hon. Julian Henry Francis Grenfell

1888-1915
Soldier; poet; eldest son of 1st Baron Desborough
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir James Montcrieff Grierson

Sir James Montcrieff Grierson

1859-1914
Soldier
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Cuthbert Grieve

Robert Cuthbert Grieve

1889-1957
Captain; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Villiers Grimston, 1st Baron Grimston of Westbury

Robert Villiers Grimston, 1st Baron Grimston of Westbury

1897-1979
Politician; Treasurer of the Household
Sitter in 15 portraits
Stephen Lucius Gwynn

Stephen Lucius Gwynn

1864-1950
Writer and Irish nationalist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Douglas Hewitt Hacking, 1st Baron Hacking

Douglas Hewitt Hacking, 1st Baron Hacking

1884-1950
Politician; Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
Sitter in 15 portraits
Sir Frederick Hall, 1st Bt

Sir Frederick Hall, 1st Bt

1864-1932
Conservative politician
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

James Hargest

1891-1944
New Zealand politician and army officer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Charles ('Tim') Harington Harington (né Poë)

Sir Charles ('Tim') Harington Harington (né Poë)

1872-1940
General
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Reginald Clare Hart

Sir Reginald Clare Hart

1848-1931
General; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 10 portraits
Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey

Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey

1888-1980
Irish Canadian rugby union player, Brigadier-General and recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir Henry Spencer Moreton Havelock-Allan, 2nd Bt

1872-1953
Politician; MP for Bishop Auckland
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ian Hay (John Hay Beith)

Ian Hay (John Hay Beith)

1876-1952
Writer, playwright and soldier
Sitter in 20 portraits
Sir John Emerson Wharton Headlam

Sir John Emerson Wharton Headlam

1864-1946
Major-General
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Gerard Moore Heath

Sir Gerard Moore Heath

1863-1929
Major-General in the Royal Engineers
Sitter in 7 portraits
(Arthur) Francis Hemming

(Arthur) Francis Hemming

1893-1964
Politician and entomologist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir James Henderson-Stewart, 1st Bt

Sir James Henderson-Stewart, 1st Bt

1897-1961
Banker, army officer and politician
Sitter in 17 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Francis Paget Hett

1878-1966
Canadian Army Major
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir (Henry) Capel Lofft Holden

Sir (Henry) Capel Lofft Holden

1856-1937
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Pomeroy Holland-Pryor

Sir Pomeroy Holland-Pryor

1866-1955
Major General
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir John Augustus Hope, 16th Bt

1869-1924
Politician and Lieutenant-Colonel
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gwyn Venables Hordern

Gwyn Venables Hordern

1870-1945
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir James Nockells Horlick, 4th Bt

Sir James Nockells Horlick, 4th Bt

1886-1972
Lieutenant-Colonel, cricketer, politician, rhododendron breeder and co-inventor of Horlicks Malted Milk drink
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Thomas Francis Horwood

Sir William Thomas Francis Horwood

1868-1943
Brigadier-General; Head of London Metropolitan Police
Sitter in 10 portraits
Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, Baron Houghton of Sowerby

Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton, Baron Houghton of Sowerby

1898-1996
Politician and soldier
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Algar Henry Stafford Howard

Sir Algar Henry Stafford Howard

1880-1970
Major-General
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Francis Howard

Sir Francis Howard

1848-1930
Soldier; second son of H.F. Howard and Baroness M.E. von der Schulenburg
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Sam Hughes

Sir Sam Hughes

1853-1921
Canadian soldier and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edward Hamilton Westrow Hulse, 7th Bt

Sir Edward Hamilton Westrow Hulse, 7th Bt

1889-1915
Soldier
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Hutchison, 1st Baron Hutchison of Montrose

Robert Hutchison, 1st Baron Hutchison of Montrose

1873-1950
Major-General and politician
Sitter in 4 portraits
Prince George Imeretinsky

Prince George Imeretinsky

1897-1972
Georgian royal prince, Grenadier Guards Lieutenant, RAF Officer and motor racing journalist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir (John) Drummond Inglis

Sir (John) Drummond Inglis

1895-1985
Major-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
(William) Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside

(William) Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside

1880-1959
Field Marshal and farmer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Hastings Lionel ('Pug') Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay

Hastings Lionel ('Pug') Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay

1887-1965
Army General and Diplomat
Sitter in 10 portraits
Frederick George Jackson

Frederick George Jackson

1860-1938
Explorer and Major in the army
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sydney Gladwyn Jebb

Sydney Gladwyn Jebb

1871-1950
British Army Captain, landowner and classical scholar
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joseph-Jacques-Césaire Joffre

Joseph-Jacques-Césaire Joffre

1852-1931
French General
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frederick Francis Johnson

Frederick Francis Johnson

1852-1931
Major-General
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Kelly Evans Johnston

Thomas Kelly Evans Johnston

1860-1936
Brigadier-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir William Joseph Jordan

Sir William Joseph Jordan

1879-1959
New Zealand politician; High Commissioner to Great Britain
Sitter in 17 portraits
William Donovan Joynt

William Donovan Joynt

1889-1986
Australian-born soldier and company director; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Reginald Stanley Judson

Reginald Stanley Judson

1881-1972
Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Vero Kemball

Sir George Vero Kemball

1859-1941
Major-General
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Alfred Keogh

Sir Alfred Keogh

1857-1936
Director General Army Medical Services
Sitter in 5 portraits
Hugh Kenyon Molesworth Kindersley, 2nd Baron Kindersley

Hugh Kenyon Molesworth Kindersley, 2nd Baron Kindersley

1899-1976
Banker and soldier
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Frederick William Bainbridge Landon

Sir Frederick William Bainbridge Landon

1860-1937
Major-General
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Herbert Alexander Lawrence

Sir Herbert Alexander Lawrence

1861-1943
General and banker
Sitter in 9 portraits
Henry Edmund Burleigh Leach

Henry Edmund Burleigh Leach

1870-1936
Brigadier-General; son of Sir Edmund Leach
Sitter in 5 portraits